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Sumant Krishnan, MD

Sumant Krishnan, MD

Sumant "Butch" Krishnan, MD is an internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopy, reconstructive, and replacement surgery of the shoulder. Dr. Krishnan and The Shoulder Center have a mission to share innovative techniques with surgeons in the United States and abroad. He has published scientific papers, technique articles, book chapters, award-winning surgical technique videos, and has lectured and operated worldwide on shoulder problems ranging from total shoulder replacement to rotator cuff repair and shoulder instability. Dr. Krishnan is the author of a textbook dedicated to the care of shoulder injuries in throwing athletes entitled, "The Shoulder and The Overhead Athlete".



Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine in Houston

Internship and Residency

Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas


  • Shoulder Surgery, University of Nice, France
  • Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Steadman Hawkins Clinic and Sports Medicine Foundation, Vail, CO
  • Exchange Traveling Fellow, European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow
  • Indian Arthroscopy Society
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of India
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Mid atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons